|Dr. jur. Kurt Dobratz|
|Born||9 April 1904
|Died||21 December 1996 (aged 92)
|Allegiance|| Weimar Republic (to 1933)
|Service/branch|| Reichsmarine 1923–1935
|Years of service||1923–1945|
|Rank||Kapitän zur See|
|Awards||Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross|
Dr. jur. Kurt Dobratz[Note 1] (9 April 1904 – 21 December 1996) was a German U-boat commander in World War II and recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership.
From 1 July 1939 until 15 May 1940 Major Dobratz was Gruppenkommandeur of the II.(Kampf)/Lehrgeschwader 1 (LG 1—2nd Bomber Group of the 1st Demonstration Wing) and at the same time commander of the Fliegerhorst (airfield) Schwerin.
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